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Watch: Gill & Bairstow engage in heated on-field banter

NEW DELHI: As

Ravichandran Ashwin

wreaked havoc on

England

‘s top-order in the fifth Test in Dharamsala on Saturday, a

viral video

on social media captured an intense exchange between England’s

Jonny Bairstow

and India’s centurion batter

Shubman Gill

.
In the video, Bairstow, celebrating his 100th Test appearance, was seen engaging in banter with Gill amidst the heated moments of the match.

Bairstow: “What did you say to Jimmy about retiring… then he got you out next ball.”
To which, Gill was heard replying: “So what? … he can get me out after my 100.”

WATCH:

The exchange reflects the competitive spirit and tension on the field as both teams battled it out in the series finale.

In the match, India secured a commanding 259-run first innings lead before Ashwin’s masterful bowling dismantled England’s top-order, leaving them reeling at 103 for five in their second innings at lunch on day three.
India’s innings concluded at 477 in response to England’s 218, with veteran James Anderson reaching the monumental milestone of 700 Test wickets. Young off-spinner Shoaib Bashir continued to impress, claiming his second five-wicket haul of his debut series.
England’s second innings saw aggressive batting against the Indian spinners in an attempt to survive, but their efforts fell short. Captain

Ben Stokes

‘ dismissal to Ashwin just before lunch further compounded their woes.

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